Shiraz

Fairview admin on May 9th, 2010

One of the well-documented and ongoing debates in the wine industry remains the choice of closure that producers make. Although there have been a number of new entrants into the closure contest in the past few years, the choice remains essentially between natural cork, synthetic corks and stelvin closures (twist off caps). The different wine [...]

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Fairview admin on November 25th, 2008

This past week we labelled the first of the 2007 Goats do Roam Red. This is the tenth vintage of this wine to be produced and so I thought I would take a quick look back at the past 10 years. I had a chat to Charles Back and Anthony de Jager about the brand, [...]

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Fairview admin on October 3rd, 2008

Yesterday we spent some time tasting through the 2007 vintage single vineyard Shirazes that are currently in barrel. After a couple of hours of tasting, debate and ‘mini-blending’ we were able to get a good idea of what the 2007 vintage single vineyard Shirazes will offer – my dark, wine stained teeth were with me [...]

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